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David Bowie Starman

David Bowie on Top of the Pops: “Let All The Children Boogie” At 7:25 pm on July 6, 1972, over a quarter of the British population watched David Bowie sing ‘Starman’ on TV. Here was a man with make up – … Continue reading

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Ziggy Stardust Inspiration?

An androgynously beautiful man from Mars comes to Earth and wins a fervent following, being acclaimed as a Messiah, but ultimately is killed by a mob. Sounds familiar, sounds like the basic storyline of David Bowie’s album, The Rise and … Continue reading

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We Remember Ziggy Stardust Guitarist

The outstanding guitar on David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust album was played by the superbly talented Mick Ronson, who died 19 years ago today, on 29 April 1993. Mick was acclaimed by Rolling Stone as one of the greatest guitarists of … Continue reading

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Plaque Honor For Ziggy Stardust

The British state-owned property company honored David Bowie in London on Tuesday March 27, 2012 with a plaque to commemorate his 1972 album, “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars.”

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